Sunday, 21 October 2012

Indigo Blues By Danielle Joseph Review

Told from alternating point of views, Indigo Blues shows what happens to both the songwriter and the muse after a breakup inspires a hit single. Adam Spade’s band Blank Stare is the newest craze and all Adam can think about is Indigo. She won’t return his calls or texts, but she never leaves his thoughts. For Indigo, this seems like the peak in her sudden rise to fame and even though Adam has ruined her life he still won’t stop calling her. The story centers around Indigo and Adam’s relationship as Adam struggles with newfound fame and attempts to write a song that will live up to the standards ‘Indigo Blues’ has set and Indigo tries and fails to stay out of the limelight. Indigo finally gives in to one of the numerous requests for an interview and agrees to go on TV with Adam to put to rest all of the rumors surrounding the song. There's also some great supporting characters, particularly Indigo's 14 year-old brother Eli, who's trying his best to help Indigo deal with the situation - and being about as sensitive as you'd expect a teenage boy in these circumstances to be.I absolutely loved Eli who basically acts like Sherlock Holmes.
This is a great story that’s filled with everything from teenage angst to the downside of "making it big" in the entertainment world. The only part where I was a little dissapointed was the ending. I would've liked to know how their relation progressed after the interview. I enjoyed Danielle Joseph's writing style, and thought her dialogue was especially good - all of the characters sounded really believable.